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Plenish® of ways to use oil

Can you transform fats in your diet? Current trends in consumer behavior show that people want to eat healthier and are looking for simple ways to transform their diets. High oleic soybean oil features lower saturated fat while maintaining…

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Soybeans As an Energy Feedstock

Nature doesn't waste anything. Why should we? Make biodiesel and create a scale model of an anaerobic digester, while investigating bioenergy and how it is produced.

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New programs and improvements at ATI to share with your students!

Jason Hardin, an Environmental Science teacher at Gahanna Lincoln High School, shares news about ag education opportunities at ATI:… continue reading →

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Fermented foods workshop brings teachers close-up with mold

GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Colin Day and Abby Snyder recently presented “Fermented Foods! Mold Fermented Soy Products”, a workshop for middle and high school biology teachers in central New York. Fif… continue reading →

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At GrowNextGen, we get to work with amazing leaders. When we see one, we sign them up as a GrowNextGen Teacher Leader. One teacher leader we are extremely proud to work with is not just a teacher but a… continue reading →

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High Oleic Oil: What’s all the Fuss?

How does chemical structure affect chemical performance? Trans fat is out, so back to the drawing board. In this unit, students will explore the chemical behavior of molecules related to the structure by 1) examining how the structure of high oleic oil changes…

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AFNR Food Science

What is food science? We are bombarded by new foods every time we go into a grocery store or watch television. Where are all of these foods coming from? Food science is the answer. This AFNR unit introduces several aspects…

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Beans About Water: Soybeans and Food Science

What role do soybeans and soy products play in my everyday life? Are soybeans everywhere? Really? Check ingredient labels in a variety of cookies, peanut butter, soups, chips, chocolate candy, microwave popcorn and other processed snacks. Many of the foods we eat…

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Soy in Food: What is that doing in there?

How does the chemical composition of soybeans impact the characteristics of soy-containing foods? Have you ever looked on a food label and seen soy products on it, even though it wasn’t made from soybeans? This unit explores the various uses of soy in foods and how soy can be used to accomplish…

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Oh Soy Good!

How might soymilk, and other types of milk, help ensure food security? Investigate various milk sources and their composition through core disciplines of Science, Math, Social Studies and Language Arts to discover the availability of milk types within multiple cultures that…

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Biochar

How can a waste stream become part of a cyclical system? Make biochar, a soil amendment, by making and using a model top light updraft (TLUD) pyrolysis kiln or oven.

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Can You Taste the Difference?

Can you discriminate the difference in taste between two products? When a food company is offering a new product, changing ingredients, or researching potential products, it is important for the company to know what the consumer reaction is likely to be of the product…

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Soybeans As a Chemical Feedstock

Can agriculture provide greener, more sustainable products? Soybeans contain several components which innovators and entrepreneurs find valuable when creating greener products. What are the chemical building blocks in a soybean?

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Are You Gonna Eat That?

What is your protein IQ? Create a cookbook to learn Standard Operating Procedures for food safety and environmental monitoring. Test for proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids and compare plant and animal protein.

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Soy Beautiful

What STEM equipment is used to make soy-based beauty products? Students act as lab technicians working for a cosmetic company and learn the names, functions and units of common lab and measuring equipment by generating soy-based beauty products. Students will learn…

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Food Science

Jamie Hannen, from T.Marzetti, talks food science and explains the details that go into creating soy…

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Food Processing

Interested in food processing? Watch Dan McGrady, VP of Technical Services and Alicia Sexton, Techno…

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